Theory and Design in the First Machine Age

By: Banham, Reyner

Price: £30.00

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Book Condition: Good


Third impression of the 1960 first edition. Pale red cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair to good, generally lightly shelfworn with a couple of small tears and a small chip missing to top right corner of front of dustjacket. Not price-clipped. 338pp. 304 b/w illustrations.In this book, Dr.Reyner Banham analyses how one unifying theme of "Machine Age" architecture emerged from the melting pot of ideas at the beginning of the 20th century, including theories from Gropius, Mies Van der Rohe and Le Corbusier as well as others less well-known.

Title: Theory and Design in the First Machine Age

Author Name: Banham, Reyner

Categories: Architecture (19th and 20th Century),

Publisher: London, The Architectural Press: 1967

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: Fair

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 006427

Keywords: gropius, le corbusier, mies van der rohe,